Ridesharing insurance back in Ontario, Canada’s spotlight

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Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) Tim Hudak has called for a focus on coverage for services like Uber. Tim Hudak, the MPP from Niagara West-Glanbrook, has now called on Charles Sousa, the Ontario Finance Minister, in the hopes of driving efforts forward to create a ridesharing insurance situation that will be “affordable” and “comprehensive” within the Canadian province. At the moment, services such as Uber, have been causing considerable coverage struggles in Ontario. In this effort Hudak has created a private member’s bill called the Opportunity in Sharing Economy Act.…

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Auto insurance gap for ridesharing closed by Uber

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Drivers participating in the program can now do so with greater confidence with better coverage. The popular Uber ridesharing program has now broadened the auto insurance coverage that it is offering its drivers, in order to help to ease the concerns of American lawmakers and regulators, and to help to ensure that these services will be used on a broader scale. This type of ridesharing program allows the use a smartphone app to find a ride. The drivers in these ridesharing programs aren’t usually professionals, but are typically regular licensed…

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